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Elder Asa Castleberry Stephenson

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Elder Asa Castleberry Stephenson

  • Birth 25 Mar 1835 Anderson County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 19 Nov 1916 Fredonia, Thomas County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Thomas County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 25954719

Husband of Mary E. Walker Stephenson

Son of George Alexander & Caroline Castleberry Stephenson

1st Serg. O.C. 4 BN GA INF STATE GUARDS,
Asa fought from Lookout Mountain to the Battle of Peachtree Creek. He came down with Typhoid Fever on the last day of the battle at Peachtree Creek. He was out for the remainder of the War. During his service years, Asa acted as the chaplain for the troops. He received the Southern Cross of Honor for his service.
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Inscription

Inscription Reads:
He was Baptised and Licensed to
Preach on the same day, July 12, 1851.
Ordained July 7, 1853
Back reads: A PIONEER MISSIONARY

Gravesite Details Masonic Seal on Headstone

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  • Created by: Winnette
  • Added: 12 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25954719
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elder Asa Castleberry Stephenson (25 Mar 1835–19 Nov 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25954719, citing Fredonia Cemetery, Thomas County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Winnette (contributor 27455712) .